AUBURN – Sam Neiman threw a complete game, six-inning shutout and the Auburn Legion Baseball team beat Waverly (Wilmar Electric/Teckmeyer), 9-0, on Saturday. Neiman only allowed four hits and struck out two.
Neiman, who will be a sophomore on the Peru State College baseball team, also helped get Auburn’s offense started in the first inning, hitting an RBI double on a 1-2 count.
Auburn scored four more runs in the sixth inning on singles from Neiman and Drew Dixon, and a double from Ryne Flynn.
Neiman finished 3-4 with two doubles and two RBI’s. Auburn scattered ten total hits.
Auburn improves to 3-0 and will host Syracuse (3-0) on Tuesday at Tushla Field.
Saturday’s local scoreboard, May 26
Red Oak Tournament:
Riverside 13, Essex 0
Fremont-Mills 9, Tri-Center 8
Shenandoah 10, Sidney 0
Red Oak 8, Riverside 3
Shenandoah def. Fremont-Mills
Sidney 12, Tri-Center 6
Third-place game: Riverside 8, Fremont-Mills 5
Championship: Red Oak 10, Shenandoah 5